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Winter Games Cheerleaders Announced

Fri 1-6-2017

(Spirit Lake)-- The votes have been tallied and this morning officials with the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce announced who this year's eight cheerleaders will be for the upcoming University of Okoboji Winter Games. Chamber Executive Director Jeff Thee...WG Cheerleaders01 

"First cheerleader, Kevin Bice of Spirit Lake, Jonna Forbes of Spirit Lake, Bethany Huseman of Milford, Amy Pas also a cheerleader, Gayla Place and Greg Place, Doug Steuven of Spirit Lake, and Abby Wilson of Spirit Lake."

Thee says they truly represent what being a Winter Games Cheerleader is all about...WG Cheerleaders02 

"It's like I say those unsung heroes, the ones that give of themselves. They volunteer, teach Sunday school, whatever it may be. These are the people that make the Lakes Area so special. And every year you think, well how are we going to find eight more next year? There's always so many more people that are so generous with their time and talent and treasure."

And the excitement is mounting as the start of Winter Games is now less than 20 days away...WG Cheerleaders03 

Winter Games will run from January 26th-29th.

The annual Winter Games Breakfast, featuring a live broadcast of the Schwally 'n Ed Show, will be that Friday from 6:00 until 10:00 am at O'Farrell Sisters in Okoboji.